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 Robert Kells

Robert Kells

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Death 14 Apr 1905 (aged 73)
Burial Tooting, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 8547559 · View Source
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Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lance Corporal in the 9th Lancers, the Queen's Royal. At Bolundshadur, India, September 28, 1857, when his commanding officer was wounded and his horse disabled, Lance-Corporal Kells defended him against a number of the enemy and stayed with him until the danger was over. For extreme courage, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal and later achieved the rank of Sergeant. After the war, he was appointed a Yeoman in Queen Victoria's Bodyguard in January, 1881.

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  • Added: 22 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8547559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Kells (7 Apr 1832–14 Apr 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8547559, citing Lambeth Cemetery and Crematorium, Tooting, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .